Self-care includes using a humidifier to relieve dry throat and quitting smoking. Resting the voice may help changes from an upper respiratory infection or cold.
When to seek immediate medical care
See a doctor immediately if:
- Spitting up blood
When to make a doctor's appointment
Make an appointment to see a doctor if:
- Changes last more than two weeks and there's no respiratory infection or cold
Last Updated May 23, 2018